Heather Kinkade-Levario "Design for Water: Rainwater Harvesting, Stormwater Catchment, and Alternate Water Reuse"
Published by New Society Publishers | Publication date : June 2007 | ISBN : 0865715807 | PDF | 253 pages | English | 15.4 MB
In an era of dwindling resources, water is poised to become the new oil. The entire world now faces the reality of a decreasing supply of clean water. To avert a devastating shortage, we must not only look at alternate water sources for existing structures but must plan our new developments differently.
Design for Water is an accessible and clearly written guide to alternate water collection, with a focus on rainwater harvesting in the urban environment.
* Outlines the process of water collection from multiple sources-landscape, residential, commercial, industrial, school, park, and municipal systems
* Provides numerous case studies
* Details the assembly and actual application of equipment
* Includes specific details, schematics, and references